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06-June-2015
06-June-2015

Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin

A cairn erected by the North-Eastern Historical society commemorates Mary Jane Milewa, the last member of the Pangerang Aboriginal tribe.

Location

Address:Mason Street, Wangaratta Cemetery, Wangaratta, 3677
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.357778
Long: 146.314167
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Indigenous

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 26th January, 1982
Front Inscription

A tribute to the memory of Mary Jane Milawa who died 6th November, 1888

She was the last member of the Pangerang Tribe, the Aboriginal people who once lived & roam through this beautiful valley.

Erected by the North Eastern Historical Society on Australia Day 1982

Source: MA,VMR
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